Qualcomm Cuts Deal In PACid Data Encryption IP Suit

Law360, New York (April 9, 2010, 5:18 PM EDT) -- Qualcomm Inc. has become the latest defendant to exit a suit brought by PACid Group LLC accusing dozens of technology companies of infringing two patents related to data encryption.

Judge Leonard Davis of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas on Tuesday dismissed Qualcomm from the suit, following the parties' March 24 agreement to settle.

Attorneys for PACid and Qualcomm could not immediately be reached for comment.

The Qualcomm settlement is the latest in a string of deals PACid has garnered in the...
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